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WSP Canada

Geotechnical Engineer - Winnipeg

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

WINNIPEG

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. We have over 63,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000 people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

The Opportunity:

WSP has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Winnipeg.

This is an opportunity for you to be involved in or lead interesting geotechnical engineering projects under a variety of diverse terrain and project conditions, throughout the province of Manitoba and to leverage your experience with a team that is committed to growth, development and delivery of high-quality project outcomes.

A day in the life:
  • You'll conduct all types of geotechnical and geo-environmental projects, including organizing field investigations, interpreting results, making engineering decisions and judgments and writing technical reports.
  • You'll work on or manage projects of various sizes providing not only technical input, but also mentorship and support to junior staff. This could also include analysis and modeling of geotechnical designs.
  • Projects you could be involved in could include slope stability projects (local and regional), mining projects (closure, tailings dams), foundation investigations, construction oversight, project management, etc.
  • You'll work with and assist the materials testing department where geotechnical engineering assistance is required, supervise and coordinate field programs, preparation technical reports and contribute to the proposal process and liaise with clients as required,
  • You'll get to liaise with other offices to provide growth opportunities and gain additional mentoring and assistance from senior staff. In this regard, there will be opportunities to work with other offices, where assistance is required and where the local workload permits.
  • Undertake self-development through training or course attendance.

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in civil (Geotechnical) or Geological Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Postgraduate degree (Master's or Ph.D) in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset.
  • Registration (or eligible for immediate registration) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with the Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical engineering experience relevant to a variety of projects. Experience working with Engineering Consultants is preferred, but not necessarily required.
  • Strong written and oral communication (English) skills with strong skills in report writing and proposal writing.
  • Strong leadership skills with a genuine desire to mentor and develop individuals and teams.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 Driver's License that is valid in the province of Manitoba.
  • Desire to provide excellent practical client service and a commitment to technical excellence.

#LI-GBL
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-12

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